Following the American Civil War Sesquicentennial with day by day writings of the time, currently 1863.

Unidentified Confederate cavalry soldier.

September 3, 2012

Library of Congress


Library of Congress image:

Unidentified cavalry soldier in Confederate uniform with slant breech sharps carbine, two knives, and two revolvers.

“Possibly a Border Ruffian from Missouri or Kansas.”

Medium: sixth-plate ambrotype, hand-colored ; 9.4 x 8.4 cm (case)

Donated to the Library of Congress 2012 by Tom Liljenquist; Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs.

The Last Full Measure: The Liljenquist Family Collection.


Image edited for fade correction and clarity.  MpG

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